Video Games


Saturday 14 February, 10am on Challenge – (Sky 145, Freeview 46, Freesat 145, Virgin 139)

Every Monday from 2nd March at 19:00 CET on GINX.

20 x 30 Minutes Episodes



Twitter: @GinxTV #VGN

Co-hosted by gaming journalists, Dan Maher (Explosive Alan), Aoife Wilson (Eurogamer) and Aussie comedian John Robertson (The Dark Room), Videogame Nation is a celebration of games, gamers and gaming culture. Featuring one major gaming release per week, the successful series is a blend of reviews, conversation, comedy and competition.

As a show made by gamers for gamers, the brand new 20 part series will explore and examine the latest releases for 2015. From the whimsical world of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask to the open world super heroics of Batman: Arkham Knight, the show’s eclectic mix of games will have something for everyone.

Games set to feature in the second series include cops and robbers shooter Battlefield Hardline, steam-punk adventure The Order 1886 and point and click classic Grim Fandango. The upcoming series also sees hosts Dan, Aoife and John joined by gaming experts and comedians to offer a mix of critique, commentary and insight. Key names in the new series include The Guardian’s Games Editor Keith Stuart, PCGamesN’s Steve Hogarty and freelance journalist and comedian, Ellie Gibson.

Executive Producer of Videogame Nation, James Neal said: “We’re thrilled that this unique and engaging gaming show is returning for a second series. Building on our loyal fan base, we are looking forward to entertaining existing and new viewers with the very best video gaming news, views and reviews.

Director of Challenge, Stephen Ladlow, said “Videogame Nation is a great fit for Challenge and we’re delighted to be hosting a second series. There’s a real gap in the market when it comes to gaming-related TV content and we know from our viewers, that this series is a huge step in the right direction, so we’re incredibly proud to have it on the channel.”

Videogame Nation is a Ginx TV production. It is Executive Produced by James Neal (MTV Slips), Produced by Adam Mason (The Blurb) and was commissioned by Stephen Ladlow (Director of Challenge and Pick TV) and Dominic Wilkins (Scheduling Manager of Challenge and Pick TV) for Challenge.

The brand new series of Videogame Nation starts on Saturday 14 February at 10am on Challenge in the UK (Sky 145, Freeview 46, Freesat 145, Virgin 139), or every Monday on GINX TV @ 19:00 CET.

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